The possible Credits for Prior Learning and Experience are summarised in a simplified form below. This table includes CPLE from both the Fellowship Criteria and ‘other training activities’ listed in the Training Manual.
|3,000 hours of RNZCUC-approved experience||Max 1,500 hours
Up to 1,500 hours UC/ED/RHM
Up to 500 GP hours
Up to 1,500 hours of armed forces medicine
|Clinical epidemiology / biostatistics paper||See Fellowship regulation note 4.|
|Paediatrics paper||See Fellowship regulation note 4.|
|Registrar-selected, College-approved paper||See Fellowship regulation note 4.|
|Skills Demonstration and Assessment Weekend / Core Skills List sign off||Recent (1) registrar experience in plastic surgery and orthopaedic surgery, or RNZCUC-approved equivalent. Partial exemption if plastics experience only, or orthopaedics experience only.|
|Trauma Day||Recent (1) ATLS, EMST, the UoA Immediate Care paper or equivalent.|
|Communications Day||Recent (1) PRIMEX or equivalent (should include simulated consultation, and topics such as breaking bad news).|
|Paediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)||Recent (1) APLS, PALS or equivalent (minimum two-day course).|
|Patient Satisfaction Survey (PSS)||RNZCGP PSS or InPractice patient review or equivalent; completed no more than 1 year prior to joining.|
|Clinic attendance – orthopaedics (20 hours)||Clinics – 12 months of registrar experience, finishing within the last five years, in the clinic concerned
Ambulance – equivalent ambulance experience.
|Clinic attendance – plastics (10 hours)|
|Clinic attendance – radiology (10 hours)|
|Clinic attendance – emergency medicine (10 hours)|
|Clinic attendance – ENT (4 hours)|
|Clinic attendance – ophthalmology (4 hours)|
|Clinic attendance – ambulance (1 shift)|
1) Completed within the last five years
Please note that this table is provided for ease of reference only; if there is a conflict between the table and the source material (the Fellowship Regulations, Training Manual, and current College policy and precedent), the source material version will apply.